How likely is a sequel to Prometheus? The film has grossed over $300 million worldwide, $125 million of that coming from the U.S. box office. The story left the door wide open for a sequel and director Ridley Scott has expressed interest in exploring the world further. Twentieth Century Fox wants more, too.
According to The Hollywood Reporter: “Scott and the studio actively are pushing ahead with a follow-up (stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace are signed) and are talking to new writers because Prometheus co-scribe Damon Lindelof might not be available.”
Is Lindelof not available or does the studio recognize the film’s flaws and hope to achieve something better next time?
According to the outlet, a sequel to Prometheus will likely arrive in 2014 or 2015. Why not sooner? Well, Scott it currently tied up with The Counselor and then there’s that sequel to Blade Runner he’s kicking around…